Facts about James Herriot

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James Herriot was a famous Writer from United Kingdom, who lived between October 3, 1916 and February 23, 1995. He/she became 78 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by James, under the main topic Pet.

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Famous quotes by James Herriot (16)


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"I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love"
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"Cats are connoisseurs of comfort"
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"They can't find my house now because I keep it very quiet where I live"
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"There was no last animal I treated. When young farm lads started to help me over the gate into a field or a pigpen, to make sure the old fellow wouldn't fall, I started to consider retiring"
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"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans"
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"If a farmer calls me to a sick animal, he couldn't care less if I were George Bernard Shaw"
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"I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us"
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"I will write another book if I feel like it"
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"I was helped by having a verbatim memory of what happened years ago, even if I can't remember what happened a couple of days ago"
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"I think it was the fact that I liked it so much that made the writing just come out of me automatically"
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"I love writing about my job because I loved it, and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man. It was like holidays with pay to me"
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"I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs"
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"I could do terrible things to people who dump unwanted animals by the roadside"
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"I became a connoisseur of that nasty thud a manuscript makes when it comes through the letter box"
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"I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears"
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"For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents"


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